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Dr. Barbara Grave

Associated Researcher

Dr. Barbara Grave

Barbara Grave is head of the research data center of WiStat of the Stifterverband. She studied business administration and economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen and received her Ph.D. in economics, supervised by Prof. Christoph M. Schmidt, at the Ruhr University Bochum for her dissertational project “Outcomes in German Higher Education – who wins, who loses?” in 2012. She worked as a research assistant at RWI in the research department “Labor markets, education, population” from 2006 to 2012 and became a RWI Research Fellow when she left the institute.

Barbara is interested in empirical analyses of the higher education system, the knowledge transfer between higher education institutions and the private sector as well as of firms’ r&d expenditures. She has published articles in journals such as Education Economics.

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Dr. Barbara Grave

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